Monthly Archives: September 2012

Chamber Panelists: Miami real estate is on the upswing… i was at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s annual real estate luncheon…

There was no gloom, no doom and only a smidgen of caution at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s annual real estate luncheon at the W South Beach Hotel Friday. “What a difference a year makes,’’ said Madeleine Romanello, a broker with One Sotheby’s International Realty in Miami Beach, who kicked off the luncheon event […]

Miami Real estate: Thousands of new condos planned for coastal South Florida market.

Developers are proposing nearly 55 new condo projects with more than 10,000 units, and counting for the coast of the tricounty South Florida region The South Florida condo roller coaster has begun its latest climb after five years of a turbulent nosedive that left many owners — and lenders — feeling uneasy. Developers are proposing […]

W hotel Miami Beach …What is a Condo Hotel

THE W South Beach here draws a see-and-be-seen crowd, with a vibe created by the airy lobby, the thumping house beat music, and a sprawling outdoor pool where an empty chaise is a rare find. Since it opened in July 2009, the W has counted among its guests Denzel Washington, Leonardo Di Caprio and Sean […]

Hotel Real Estate Boom on Miami Beach Signals Demand for the Destination.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — There’s been a major real estate boom in Miami Beach recently but what’s changing hands aren’t lofty penthouses on Collins Avenue but small to mid-size luxury hotels that are being bought, sold, managed and renovated. In just the last few months: • We saw the arrival of the $85 million SLS […]